Social Work Competence In Practice
Level 4

 
Title of learning programme Social Work Competence In Practice Programme
Programme level 4
Duration of learning programme 20 weeks x 10 hours
Total number of learning hours per programme 200 *

* Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1

Teaching and Learning in Practice: Process and Outcome

2

Organising the Learning Experience

3

Integrating Knowledge, Skills and Values in Practice

4

Definitions and Debates

5

The Process of Supervision

6

Evaluation of Practice

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Module 1 Teaching and Learning in Practice: Process and Outcome.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explore how adults learn.

LO2

Discuss the processes of adult learning.

LO3 Describe the different types of learning styles.
 

Module 2 Organising the Learning Experience.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explore the key themes of the self assessment learning style.

LO2

Describe the transition from learning needs to self development.

LO3 Evaluate role of learning opportunities in the learning experience.
LO4 Analyse how to make the most out of learning assessment.
 
Module 3 Integrating Knowledge, Skills and Values in Practice.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1

Describe the elements of social work.

LO2

Discuss how to integrate knowledge, skills and values in practice.

LO3

Discuss competent social work practice.

 

Module 4 Definitions and Debates.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explore the competence based approach to professional practice.

LO2

Introduce the issues raised by the competence based approach.

LO3

Explore competences and the learning environment.

LO4

Discuss competences and continuing professional development.

 

Module 5 The Process of Supervision.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Introduce the concept of supervision and why it is needed.

LO2

Explore how to develop a supervisory relationship.

LO3

Describe how to use knowledge and skills in supervision.

LO4

Analyse how to give and get the best in supervision.

 

Module 6 Evaluation of Practice.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Discuss the process of evaluation in social work practice.

LO2

Explore different methods of evaluating social work practice.

LO3

Examine how to evaluate your own social work practice.

LO4

Define how to evaluate professional interventions.

LO5

Define how to evaluate agencies.

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